This Is the World’s Tiniest Stock Exchange

Not many people, inside or outside the country formerly known as Burma. Now a year old, the Yangon Stock Exchange is home to just four companies. None of them has raised new capital, and trading is dominated by small investors, many of whom buy stock for less than 20,000 kyat, or $15. On a recent […]

Myanmar fortune-teller San Zarni Bo predicts an end to crisis in Thailand

San Zarni Bo was evasive when asked if Thaksin Shinawatra’s former wife Pojaman had flown to Myanmar and consulted him about her fate. The famous fortune-teller appeared to be confident, however, about what he foresees in the near future for Thailand. He even gave specific dates for predictions of what lies ahead. “Leaders of the […]

Astrologer San Zarni Bo – Suu Kyi to become President

RANGOON—As New Year approaches, The Irrawaddy interviewed renowned Burmese astrologer San Zarni Bo to get his predictions for 2013. He forecasts a significant slowdown in the pace of political and economic change in Burma next year due to cosmic factors. But don’t worry, 2014 will see major changes with Aung San Suu Kyi becoming president. […]